Small-scale fisheries are Too Big To Ignore

Too Big to Ignore is a new research network and knowledge mobilization partnership to promote and revitalize small-scale fisheries.

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New Book: Governability of Fisheries and Aquaculture

This volume illustrates the contribution of interactive governance theory to understanding core fisheries and aquaculture challenges.

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Mission

Too Big To Ignore is a research network and knowledge mobilization partnership established to elevate the profile of small-scale fisheries (SSF), to argue against their marginalization in national and international policies, and to develop research and governance capacity to address global fisheries challenges

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Total annual catch

Total annual catch

Source: World Bank/FAO/WorldFish (2010)

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Rashid Sumaila

Dr. Rashid Sumaila is Professor and Director, Fisheries Economics Research Unit, Fisheries Centre, the University of British Columbia. He specializes in bioeconomics, marine ecosystem valuation and the analysis of global issues such as fisheries subsidies, illegal fishing, impact of oil spills and marine pollution, and the economics of high and deep seas fisheries. [read more]

News & Updates

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Sign up to TBTI new Research Clusters

TBTI is moving into a new phase with the organization of activities around twelve ‘research clusters’, several of which are linked to the original themes, but many are added ba ...[read more]

Information System for Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF) launched

TBTI has recently launched its Information System on Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF), the first interactive global repository of small-scale fisheries, providing information on key ...[read more]

WHO WE ARE

Officially launched in September 2012, this six-year long Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) project is an open network that encourages anyone interested in SS ...[read more]

Meet Danika Kleiber, TBTI new postdoctoral fellow

Danika Kleiber is a recent PhD graduate from the University of British Columbia Fisheries Centre.  Her primary research interests lie in the intersection of gender and small-scale ...[read more]